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A Reorientation of Thought

A Reorientation of Thought

However we choose to view the current state of our world and all of the tremendous obstacles that we face, one thing starts to become increasingly clear and that is the pressing need for a complete reorientation of thought as to how we are living upon this planet if we are to survive.

The old cliché of there being no easy solutions has turned almost overnight to there being virtually no solutions – not even difficult ones – to the problems humanity is collectively facing; whether they be social, environmental, economic or political. This perfect storm of challenges has contributed to a worldwide sense of growing despair that can be seen in the tragic rise in the number of people experiencing depression together with a similar increase in the number of suicides, especially among the young. (Note 1.)

Yet is there a solution to our collective chaos? Can we find a way out of this inferno that we have created on Earth? Politics, and certainly politicians, seem to be incapable of providing either a cure or the kind of unifying global leadership that the world needs. Nor can we continue to spend our way out of trouble by throwing money at every challenge that we face. The federal debt in the United States is close to being a mind-boggling $30,000,000,000,000 (30 trillion dollars) which equates to nearly $250,000 for every single tax payer in the country. Yikes!

As someone likened it recently, we have become like children in the nursery who have broken all the toys, fought and pulled at each other’s hair, soiled the carpet and the walls such that the playground has become toxic and dysfunctional and we don’t know what to do about it.

Well, desperate times do indeed call for new measures, but they don’t need to be desperate in and of themselves. In fact, they can be incredibly enlightening if we are only able to take that complete reorientation of thought, perhaps precipitated by a long-forgotten parent opening the door and stepping into the nursery.

In The Aetherius Society we have been preparing for such an eventuality for more than half a century. In fact, when one stands back it has not been hard to foresee our present worldly difficulties, and even more so when one has studied the occult history of mankind. It is not as though humanity has not been in a similar situation before – in Atlantis, and even before that in Lemuria, two previous civilizations on Earth, both of which we destroyed. (Note 2.) 

But what does it take to bring about such a necessary reorientation of thought? Does it require a global catastrophe or a gradual meltdown of society; or is it something more intuitive – an “inner-knowing” kind of intelligence?

If you find yourself in the latter group, more and more concerned about the state – and fate – of our world, we recommend you take a closer look at what the Cosmic Masters have been saying through The Aetherius Society, and in particular during the Cold War just a few years after atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It may no longer sound quite so obscure or outlandish. Indeed, it might find itself speaking to you in a way that now completely resonates. 

For example, in the early 1960s the Cosmic Master “Aetherius” from whom we take our name communicating through the trained Yogi Adept and founder of the organization, Dr. George King, gave a Transmission entitled ‘Interplanetary Policy’.

He states:

I am a Representative of Venus in Interplanetary Parliament, and as such I have taken upon myself the duty of speaking to people upon Terra [Earth] through this Mental Channel [Dr. George King] to make them think in a different way so that they may be brought out of the mental rut into which they have fallen. This reorientation of thought will bring about a heightened awareness and rise of all consciousness…   

Nothing, surely, given the state of today’s world could be either more imperative or more complete. Short of any spontaneous combustion of terrestrial thought onto a higher plane of enlightenment, the adult we need to enter into the room must, by its very nature, be something outside of ourselves if this radical reorientation of thought is to take hold. It needs to deeply capture our collective attention right down to the innermost level of our being, much like how hexagram 51 in the I Ching calls for shock, if humanity is to be sufficiently awakened into a far greater spiritual understanding of our existence not just within the nursery but of the whole mansion in which the nursery itself exists.

Earlier in that same Transmission, the Master Aetherius points out:

No political system is at all complete without a religious foundation.

How can you have water from oxygen alone? You must have the hydrogen to combine with the oxygen in order to have water. You people on Terra vote for and keep a political system in its place which is not in any way complete.

Our religion is a simple one, which has been built upon the foundation that God is ALL.

God, as Absolute, is the One Cosmic Simple.

There cannot be anything else outside of this original Cause.

This original Cause, of course, must contain even a political system which you adopt on Terra, but if you consciously strove to put the correct philosophy in the correct place, you would have a system that would not produce the world calamity and chaos and even internal chaos that your present system produces.

In other words, it is not just an understanding of the Message that we need but also of the Messenger; and the latter may indeed precipitate the former.

A few months ago, the Pentagon, a bastion of the United States establishment, somewhat remarkably published papers that it clearly felt it could no longer keep under wraps about what it terms UAPs – Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. The mere fact that some of these objects displayed characteristics that were as breath-taking as they were alien, as witnessed by highly-trained military personnel, was simply becoming too hot to contain. Public disclosure, after decades of denial and secrecy, seemed by far the most sensible path to take, albeit a calculated one.

It seems to also be the path taken by the aliens themselves; one of gradual exposure allowing us to slowly acclimate to their presence and possible existence. Not enough to frighten us but just enough to gain sufficient attention inside the nursery. One might argue that crop circles exist to perform a similar function; something that we can’t quite make out on the walls but which didn’t seem to be there yesterday. How did they get there? Where did they come from?

Just like UAPs, these mysterious circles have been reappearing in incredible formations and which, also like the UAPs, appear to pose no threat. Indeed, quite the opposite. They entrance us! (Note 3.)

So is it just possible that in this “eleventh hour,” when the Doomsday clock is closer to midnight than at any other time, that we are being prepared for the kind of reorientation of thought that the Master Aetherius was referring to more than 60 years ago?

If so, what does that say about The Aetherius Society which has been advocating for both the message and the Messengers all this time? To the open-minded and intuitive person already awakening to these realizations, we hope you will take a deeper look into these Cosmic Teachings. Where do these alien intelligences come from? What is their purpose for communicating with us and what is their message? Where do we go when we die? Do we ever go to where they have come from? What is our purpose for being on Earth, how did we get here; and – perhaps most importantly – can they provide us with a vision and perspective on how we can resolve and transform all our crises?

These are the types of questions that we need to be asking in these challenging times. To answer them will be to bring about a complete reorientation of global thought, and thereby not only manifest “a heightened awareness and rise of consciousness” so vitally needed, but also virtually guarantee our one and only way of survival as a species on planet Earth.

Failing that, what other alternatives realistically exist? 


Note 1. Ref: CDC 

Note 2. Ref: The Nine Freedoms Introduction

Note 3. Ref: BBC

About the author
Rev. Paul Nugent is an International Director of The Aetherius Society having joined the Society in England in 1986. He was a personal assistant to Dr. George King during the latter years of his life. Active in interfaith, Paul is also an Emeriti Board Member of the Southern California Committee for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.

All the blogposts written for are written by experienced Aetherius Society personnel and approach themes relating to the teachings, practices and ideals of the Society. However, they also contain personal opinions, insights and interpretations that are not necessarily representative of the Society as a whole, or all of its Members as individuals.

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  1. Elizabeth Trimble on September 22, 2021 at 1:01 am

    Absolutely brilliant Paul. Inspired, deeply provoking and yet with a silver lining of hope if we as individuals, and ultimately collectively, grasp the nettle of indifference and despair, and change our thoughts and actions as per the Master’s blueprint for our survival. Thank you so very much.

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 8:56 am

      Yes indeed, Elizabeth. That is what humanity will need to do, hopefully sooner rather than later.

  2. Jack Stafford on September 22, 2021 at 7:14 am

    Wise words indeed! That the answers already exist and the course of action is clear is obvious to us as members. We are fortunate indeed to have recognised them as truth when our good karma allowed us to hear about them.

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 8:57 am

      Our good karma mixed in with an open mind, a willingness to investigate, and a healthy dose of common sense!

  3. London Campbell on September 22, 2021 at 10:17 am

    Very cogent points about the existential crisis our world and particularly humanity, is facing. The Solar flares and increased Solar activity are related to Climate Change and that is something over which we have some, limited control. It is possible that the Solar activity is preparing us for an ascension in Consciousness. We are developing lighter bodies and moving spiritually and physically into lighter forms of being. It’s interesting that during the stay at home orders we were required to stay at home and allowed (at peak restrictions) up to an hour of exercise. Interesting, because light from the sun contains information. In excess, it destroys DNA but with sufficient light requirements, it ENCODES the DNA. Powerful information and thank you.

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 10:24 am

      Very interesting comments, London. You may be interested to read about The Initiation of the Solar System in “Visit to the Logos of Earth” available from The Aetherius Society website. This major cosmic event took place during 1969, and affected all life in the System as part of the great natural evolution back to the Divine Source.

  4. scott lucchese on September 22, 2021 at 10:17 am

    Wow very timely to what is happening all around us in the USA and everywhere else in the world. It does seem that we are in some sort of “End Times” but it is hard to tell. I have just become aware of the Aetherius Society only since Dec of 2020. I don’t think it was just a coincidence that I discovered The Society at this time. We are all bombarded with all these mixed messages that it becomes difficult to sort through to find the truth. I am glad the Dr. George King and the Cosmic Masters have already done the sorting!!!!

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 10:26 am

      Scott, very glad you found us! I think that we need to trust our intuition when trying to sort through all the information that we hear.

  5. Zascha on September 22, 2021 at 12:46 pm

    Absolutely fantastic blog Paul! Great food for thought and action – particularly in these very confusing, troubled and challenging times. It does feel that these times are the start of the ‘disintegrating’ of our old, senseless, unspiritual ways and systems to give room to rebuild a new world of peace and enlightenment. Like the chaos before the dawn. Thank goodness The Aetherius Society and other spiritual individuals / groups working in spiritual service are helping smooth over this transition. Things would be a lot worse without it. Let’s hold on tight – onwards and upwards!

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 2:14 pm

      Thanks Zascha, and I have to agree. All that the Masters have said about these being “the last days of the old order” do indeed appear to be playing out. But there is the lifeline of adhering to a greater Cosmic Truth and reality.

  6. Chris on September 22, 2021 at 6:53 pm

    Thank you Paul for your constant thoughtful, calm, rational, compassionate, inspiring, approach to everything. The world desperately needs this. Bravery, and Compassion and Respect for all life, is the only future.

    Hexagram 51 – shocks and thunderbolts – but what do we do when people have become immune to shock, and have closed their hearts and minds, including to this wonderful truth by Aetherius –

    This original Cause, of course, must contain even a political system which you adopt on Terra, but if you consciously strove to put the correct philosophy in the correct place, you would have a system that would not produce the world calamity and chaos and even internal chaos that your present system produces.

    • Paul Nugent on September 22, 2021 at 7:52 pm

      Thanks Chris… In answer to your question, I believe we must adhere to Truth as we know it and continue to radiate light and love into the world.

  7. Roger Stedman on September 23, 2021 at 8:44 am

    ! An interfaith parliamentary collective would be just the thing to unite the good, the God found in World Religious beliefs, as the foundation. I noticed your interfaith membership. The Absolute, also referred to as God, should be a common unifying thread. The last church I belonged to specifically excluded multiple membership, so I rescinded it in favor of the expanded and more inclusive Truths you speak of. Very insightful!

    • Paul Nugent on September 23, 2021 at 9:13 am

      Hi Roger, I agree it would be a wonderful thing if the interfaith community could unite but, perhaps inevitably, it has thus far proven elusive. I think it will take something bigger and outside of us all to make that happen, as I am suggesting in this post.

  8. Leonor R. Cadete on September 24, 2021 at 9:45 am

    Adorable child: congratulations! 🙂

    Very-very uplifting, despite the odds – geometry…
    Thank you, indeed. 🙏

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